Re: file associations
I don't know how it exactly works (often the first few bytes in a file indicate something) but it takes about 0.03 seconds for a 11MB jpeg on an i3 system and double of that for a 2MB jpeg on an old Atom netbook.
Originally Posted by LewisTM
Not really something that will bother me, starting the application takes more time.
wim@i3-2120:~/Desktop/photos/fortyfourgalena$ time file IMGP2303.jpg
IMGP2303.jpg: JPEG image data, JFIF standard 1.01
wim@i3-2120:~/Desktop/photos/fortyfourgalena$ ls -l IMGP2303.jpg
-rw-r--r-- 1 wim wim 11178055 Jan 4 2011 IMGP2303.jpg
If you don't make backups of your important data, your data is obviously not important to you.